Feb 13, 2013 7:00am EST
are watching "gmt ." on "bbc world news." our top stories, pope benedict makes his first public appearance since his shocking resignation announcement. a rapturous welcome as the pope took part in his weekly audience. >> i resigned for the benefit of the church, having prayed hard and examined my conscience, i am fully aware of the gravity of the decision. >> in his state of the union address, president obama urges republicans to support him. he says that people expect the government to put the nation's interest before parties. photographs of a bikini clad duchess of cambridge on holiday are being published in magazines. also in the program, aaron is taking a look at what persia's profits are driving off a cliff. >> $6.7 billion, that is what france's biggest carmaker loss last year. plus europe continues to be bogged down in recession. all of this has the french government up at night as they refuse to allow the company to close factories and cut jobs. ♪ >> it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 1:00 in the afternoon in italy, where the pope received a lengthy ovation at his f
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am PST
. >>> pope benedict xvi getting out in public again for the first time since announcing his resignation. right now, he is celebrating ash wednesday mass. marking the beginning of lent. the audience was also packed at the pope's weekly public appearance earlier today. pope benedict talked about his decision to step down at the end of the month calling it the right thing to do for the church. >>> i want to bring you our top story. the ex-cop on a deadly vendetta. you have this frantic man hunt and then this is how police believe it all ended. video from cbs news captured this gun battle at a cabin in the woods. watch this. >> down! >> christopher dorner barricaded himself inside that cabin, which burned to the ground. a sheriff's deputy was killed in all of this. another wounded in that shootout. >> officer down, officer down. >> the officer down. >> medic ships in the air, medic ships in the air. >> officer down. >> another officer down. >> live from big bear lake, california, this is where all of this played out. it was quite dramatic. we have our crime and justice correspondent joe joh
Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm EST
on the cause. >>> pope benedict celebrated ash wednesday, likely his final public mav. it was moved to st. peter's basilica because of the larger than usual crowd. he said -- he told the audience he was resigning for the good of the church. the vatican sis he succeeder will likely be picked between march 15th and march 20th. >>> here in the district, ashes were placed on the foreheads of the faithful the cardinal encouraged listeners to dig deeper and take time out. >> a chance to reconnect with family, with christ and do more than what you do during the year. >> not just fast, but maybe doing something more, which is part of his gospel. >> i think it's important to phone cuss on god and make your transition into something that's different. >> about 1,000 people attended each of cat they'd real's seven masses today. >>> a taxi chased through the streets of d.c., a customer stuck in the backseat, and it ends with a crash. a lot of accusations about why this taxi was being chased in the first place tonight. >>> a mardy listen student police say was shot by his own roommate survives tonight.